Construction and technical characteristics of the BIGBAT lead-acid rechargeable batteries

In addition to being specialized in the production of low voltage cables, ELAN has been the market leader for many years with its batteries for the safety sector. In addition to the various twisted shielded PVC alarm cables, fire-resistant cables, data cables and coaxial cables, the company markets rechargeable lead-acid batteries and high-quality lithium [...]

The most suitable alarm cables for perimeter security systems

Are you an installer or a designer and do you have perimeter anti-theft systems in the pipeline? Our PVC alarm cables and ELAN LSZH alarm cables, in fact, are 100% Italian cables, and fully compliant with current national and European regulations. The most used material for the production of safety cables is PVC. ELAN [...]

Where are BIGBAT (VRLA) rechargeable lead batteries used?

For all installers who are wondering what are the applications in which to use a BIGBAT lead-acid battery, we confirm that this is the right article for you. After a few articles on CPR certified cables, PVC and LSZH alarm cables and coaxial cables, let's go back to talking about rechargeable lead-acid batteries. And [...]

Covid-19, alarm cables and 2021 trade fair events: the point of the situation.

2020 was the year in which the Covid-19 pandemic brought not only the health system to its knees but also the entire national economic system. For months, the manufacturing sector, the Security sector, and specifically that of the production of alarm cables, have remained at a standstill. ELAN has always remained operational. The production [...]

Let’s have a focus on HD coaxial cables and distances (Micro, Mini and RG6)

Over the last few years, safety alarm cables and fire cables have been the most sold products by ELAN of Camerano. We have often talked about the electrical and construction characteristics of these cables and what are the main Italian and European standards to which they must comply. We have often talked about how [...]

GUIDE TO CPR FOR FIRE RESISTANT CABLES UE 305/2011 – CEI 20-105 v2

The CPR regulation has been a topic of discussion for both installers and security designers for some time. Today we try to clarify, once and for all, the most critical and debated aspects of this rule. In particular we will focus on UE 305/2011 and subsequently on CEI 20-105 v2, dedicated to fire resistant [...]

FOCUS: How do the documentation of an alarm system.

Each installation of an alarm system requires the preparation of documentation that describes its characteristics in its entirety and certifies its actual compliance. This documentation must be precise, complete and unambiguous, it must also minimize the possibility of making the end user fall into error in carrying out his operations. The document must be [...]

UNI 9795: the cables in the fire detection systems

The UNI 9795: 2013 standard is one of the few standards not published by the CEI (Italian Electrotechnical Committee) but by the Italian national unification body (UNI), which should carry out regulatory activities in all industrial, commercial and tertiary sectors. This standard focuses on the use of three distinct types of cables depending on [...]

UNI 11224/2019 – Maintaining Fire-fighting systems and replacing batteries

La norma descrive le procedure per il controllo iniziale, la sorveglianza e il controllo periodico, la manutenzione e la verifica dei sistemi di rivelazione automatica di incendio. La Norma UNI 11224, pubblicata a settembre 2019, ha un’applicazione retroattiva sulle modalità di esecuzione dei controlli di manutenzione degli impianti antincendio. La revisione della norma UNI [...]

Violation of privacy: when video surveillance does not do its job

Nowadays privacy violation is one of the most discussed issues when you talk about video surveillance systems. The debates and discussions regarding the presence and control of numerous cameras, now present in every public place, are on the agenda. The theme, however, becomes even warmer if we ourselves decide to install cameras in our [...]

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